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Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission

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  • A flexible 48-hour ticket for a hop-on hop-off bus tour of Edinburgh
  • Learn about Edinburgh's rich history and modern culture through onboard commentary
  • The ability to hop off whenever makes this tour flexible and customizeable
Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission
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Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission

Personalize your Edinburgh sightseeing schedule with this hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket, which hits all the main city attractions in an efficient time frame. Your 48-hour ticket grants you access to five routes and includes admission to the Palace of Holyrodhouse, the Royal Yacht Britannia, and the Edinburgh Castle, making this a great value choice. Plus, onboard audio commentary provides info crucial to understanding the history of Scotland's capital. 

What to Expect

With your tour voucher in hand, make your way to any of the bus stops on the route to begin your 48-hour sightseeing excursion. Perfect for first-time visitors or those short on time, booking this comprehensive tour ensures you will get access to all of Edinburgh's highlights and landmarks.

Step on board the bus and find a seat on the top deck for panoramic views or the bottom deck for shelter from the elements. As the bus proceeds, listen to commentary from a guide about the city's rich history and modern culture.

Hop off at any of the stops that interest you to explore further, then just catch the next bus that comes along when you're ready. A choice of five routes ensures that no stone will go unturned and you'll have chance to see everything you want to in a compact time frame. If you stay on board the bus, the full loop of each route is about 1 to 1.5 hours.

Your ticket also includes an admission ticket to Edingburgh Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; the Palace of Holyroodhouse, a residence of the Queen of England; and the Royal Yacht Britannia, belonging to the British royal family.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Super Ticket to Tour the city

Ease and comfort in seeing the Castle, Holyrood Palace and The Britannia. Two day ticket allowed easy on/off to also see the Royal Mile and surrounding suburbs. Well worth the cost. Saved on the admission tickets too.

Thank Sharon J
Reviewed 2 days ago
Fantastic Way to Tour Edinburgh

Only having two days to tour Edinburgh we choose the Royal Edinburgh Ticket on the hop on hop off bus tour and we could not have been happier. The ticket price included fast track entry into Edinburgh Castle, Holyroodhouse and the Royal Britannia. Some buses...More

1  Thank SearsPoints
Reviewed 2 days ago
Festival Fringe gridlock

I think this would normally be a great way to get around a very hilly city like Edinburgh; however, the bus was sitting in gridlocked conditions and had to take alternative routes due to the extreme car and pedestrian congestion related to the Festival Fringe....More

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 3 days ago
Hop-on Hop-off 48hr pass

Well worth the money and the only way to see the city. Used three routes, one without a guide on the bus, one with a guide and one with a brilliant guide who seemed to know every detail. Plenty of assistance at Waverly Bridge to...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great value, only way to see all of the sites without a car.

We bought a bus pass for 60 pounds which got us on and off privledges for 48 hours and admission tickets to the castle, Holyrood and the Royal Yacht. We bought the bus tickets as we were boarding a red line on the Royal Mile...More

1  Thank georgiafischer
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Barbara G
23 July 2018|
Response from Louise H |
Buses start at 9.00 or just after. The last city sightseeing tour leaves at 7.00 pm and the last majestic and Edinburgh tours leave just before 6.00 pm
10 July 2018|
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Response from TravelingBoon | Reviewed this property |
I got my hotel concierge to print it off
Betty B
3 July 2018|
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Response from Athinoula P | Reviewed this property |
On the bus from driver you get a map and they stop to the palace but go before 4pm because it’s closing. Check before from website of palace the timetable